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Specify a Patient's Race Details

Version 14.19


A patient's race details, when provided, should be recorded in the Basic Information (Demographics) of their patient chart. The details provided here are intended to provide details of a patient's racial origin. This is not a mandatory field.

This a type-ahead pick-from list, allowing users to select more than one detail.

Entering Race Details

  1. Navigate to Basic Information in the patient's chart.
  2. In the Race Details field, begin to type the origin detail(s). As you type, results will display.

  1. Select the appropriate detail(s). As details are added, the Race field automatically updates according to the selections.
Note: If you do not collect detailed race information, proceed to Step 5 to select the race of the patient.
  1. Refer to the following tips regarding entering race details:
  • If an incorrect selection was made, click the respective X to remove the detail. 
  • The removal of a detail also removes the corresponding Race selection. It may be re-added if necessary. 
  • If a Race selection is removed, the detail will remain and can be removed if necessary.  
  • If all details are removed, the Race field resets to Unknown.
  1. In the Race field, select the appropriate race(s).